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High School Scoop - Friday December 16, 2016

Friday December 16, 2016


Oak Park (MO): Liberty North (MO) head coach Ken Clemons has accepted the head coaching job.

Buford (GA): Head coach Jess Simpson has stepped down to join the staff at Georgia State as defensive line coach.

Truman (MO): Gregg Webb has resigned from the head coaching job.

Raytown (MO): Logan Minnick has taken the head coaching job, sources tell FootballScoop.

Liberty North (MO): Head coach Ken Clemons has stepped down.

Apopka (FL): Apopka High School, an 8A school in central Florida is in need of a defensive assistant coach (possibly defensive coordinator). Apopka has won state titles in 2001, 2012 and 2014, was runner-up in 2013, and is an excellent high school both athletically and academically. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Rick Darlington at

St. Joe Central (MO): Head coach Phil Pitts has resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Lincoln University (D-II - MO), per source.

Alvirne (NH): The head coaching job is open, per source.

Souhegan (Amherst, NH): We understand the head coaching position has been posted.

Keene (NH): Keene HS is looking for a new head coach, per source.

Centralia (MO): Jim Newsted, an assistant the past 18 seasons, has been named head coach, replacing Erle Bennet who recently decided to retire.

Citrus (FL): Citrus High School located in Inverness, Florida is seeking applicants for various assistant football coach positions. All positons are being looked at. We need coaches that are ready to commit to a year round program and buy into the mission and vision of our program. We currently have teaching openings in English, Math, Business, and ESE. Other positions may become open after the end of the school year. Please send resumes to Head Football Coach, Nate Varnadore at . You will also need to complete an application via the Citrus County School District’s website at

Catholic (Baton Rouge, LA): Dale Weiner is retiring, and he is being replaced by Gabe Fertitta who will serve as head coach moving forward.

Wynne (AR): Head coach Chris Hill has accepted an offensive assistant position at Harding (D-II - AR).

Chantilly (VA): We hear that the head coaching position is open at Chantilly HS.

Flagler Palm Coast (FL): : Travis Roland has been named head coach.

Palm Beach Gardens (FL): Head coach Rob Freeman will not return next season.

DeLand (FL): Steve Allen has been tabbed as the new head coach.

Astronaut (FL): Justin Worden is the new head coach for the program.

Loreauville (LA): Trent Delahoussaye is no longer serving as head coach, per source.

Borger (TX): James Day has resigned from the head coaching post.

Camden (SC): After 20 years leading the program, head coach Jimmy Neal has decided to step down.

Leto (FL): Head coach Matt Kitchie has resigned.

Bunn (NC): David Weathersby has been hired as the program's new head coach.

Red Springs (NC): Ron Crook has stepped down from the head coaching post.

Miami (OK): James Cheatham has resigned from the head coaching post after four seasons. We understand that he will stay on as athletic director and assistant principal.

Crest (NC): Will Clark has resigned as head coach.

Beddingfield (Wilson, NC): We hear the head coaching job is open.

Fairmont (NC): Sources tell us the head coaching job is open.

Southeast Guilford (NC): Head coach Friz Hessenthaler will not return next season.

Keep track of head coaching movement across the country by state below:

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